AT&T Buys T-Mobile for $39 Billion

t-mobile iphoneAT&T have just announced that they have acquired T-Mobile for a whooping $39 billion. The carrier will spend over $39 billion to acquire T-Mobile, the only other carrier apart from AT&T that operates on the GSM band.
The acquisition means that AT&T will now become the only carrier in the United States to operate on the GSM Band. All T-Mobile customers will now be served by AT&T. Read More

Google Search App for iPhone is Way Too Cool

Google today updated its iPhone App. Firstly, the App has been renamed to Google Search App, and has been completely redesigned. The new interface is now much more simple, sleek, and fast. Once you fire up the App, you’ll instantly notice the simple new interface that contains a search bar, Google logo, redesigned navigation bar, voice search, and images.

You can instantly search for something using voice search or type in the query into the large search box. You can swipe down to see the search bar or change your settings. Google Apps users can click on the App button at the bottom of the screen to quickly access their accounts. Tapping on the camera icon allows you to search for something using Google Goggles.

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Google Translate Comes to the iPhone

Google is slowly porting most of its mobile services to the iPhone. Today, Google announced that Google Translate is now available in the App Store for the iPhone.

iPhone users can now use the completely free App to translate words from one language to another. They can also speak in a particular language and translate it to another language by using the microphone button in the App. Listening to your own translations is also possible in 23 different languages.

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DoubleClick Adds Support for HTML 5

DoubleClick Rich Media center has added support for HTML 5 based video advertisements. Advertisers can now harness the power of HTML 5 to create video based advertisements for their products and display them on websites making them accessible from iOS devices that don’t support Flash.

The is a huge addition and agencies and now manage HTML 5 based ads along with their ongoing Flash based ads.

via [DoubleClick Blog]